• Direct Flight From Perth to London to Conquer 'Last Frontier' of Aviation
Direct Flight From Perth to London to Conquer 'Last Frontier' of Aviation

It is the world's second-longest flight, after a Qatar Airways service between Doha and Auckland, which covers 9,028 miles. Qatar Airways Flight 921 is the longest commercial journey in the world, flying passengers over 14,529km from New Zealand to Qatar in almost 18 hours on Boeing 777 planes.

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  • Justin Thomas advances to Match Play semifinals
Justin Thomas advances to Match Play semifinals

The second-seeded Thomas probably is the hottest guy in this year's field after three rounds of group play at Austin Country Club. He ended up fourth in 2011. Poulter gift wrapped Kisner an early 2-up lead, and Kisner pounced after that. Kisner birdied the fifth and sixth holes to race to a 4-up lead. Kisner is looking for the biggest title of hi...

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  • Trump's 'trade war' with China angers United States farmers
Trump's 'trade war' with China angers United States farmers

It was meant for a world in which large swaths of global commerce were not covered by trade agreements as a way to open markets to USA goods, Chad Brown, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics wrote in a recent blog .

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  • The first Winter Storm Warning of Spring, 2018
The first Winter Storm Warning of Spring, 2018

In New Jersey, cleanup from March's previous storms was still ongoing. The Long Island Rail Road says its personnel worked through the night to clear rails of snow and ice, but riders still need to allow extra time on Thursday. Murphy had also declared a state of emergency Tuesday night ahead of the storm. More than 1,000 flights in the New Yor...

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  • Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus Dies at 94
Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus Dies at 94

Larian is CEO of California-based MGA Entertainment, which makes the Bratz doll. Larian and "various associates" chipped in $200 million for the campaign, leaving the other $800 million to customers. Toys R Us clearance sales are starting after some initial hiccups. "Even though they are small now, we have memories for the future as far as the...

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  • Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to protect your data
Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to protect your data

Earlier this week, Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., sent a letter asking Zuckerberg about Facebook's data sharing policies. Zuckerberg clarified that his company needs to up its game if it plans to match up to the efforts of Russian Federation and other governments in being more sophisticated in election interference.

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  • Fed raises short-term interest rates; signals more hikes on horizon
Fed raises short-term interest rates; signals more hikes on horizon

The Fed has lifted its benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point to a range of 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent. This marked the first rate hike by the central bank this year, and the sixth since December 2015. On a 12-month basis, both overall inflation and inflation for items other than food and energy have continued to run below 2 percent. Bond ...

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  • Northern Virginia population shows no signs of slowing
Northern Virginia population shows no signs of slowing

Population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau help determine how federal dollars are distributed each year. From 2016 to 2017, Hanover saw its population increase an estimated 1.5 percent. Home to burgeoning suburban communities, the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area was behind more than a third of the state's population growth from 2016 to 201...

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  • West Virginia falls to Villanova in NCAA Tournament
West Virginia falls to Villanova in NCAA Tournament

He responded in huge fashion, finishing with 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field and a 3-of-7 mark from deep and a career-high 10 rebounds. Day 2 of the Sweet 16 takes place Friday night in Omaha and Boston with eight teams fighting for their spot in the Elite Eight .

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  • Homeland Officials To Talk Election Security
Homeland Officials To Talk Election Security

In February, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) disputed an NBC News report that voter registration systems and state websites were compromised by Russian hackers in seven states before the 2016 election. Angus King of the 2016 hacking attempts. The committee is working to make sure voting machines have paper trails, so states can audit th...

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  • Tesla shares rise as stockholders approve Elon Musk's $2.6bn compensation plan
Tesla shares rise as stockholders approve Elon Musk's $2.6bn compensation plan

South African-born tech-billionaire, Elon Musk , is reportedly not on speaking terms with his father, Errol. Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA)'s stock had its "hold" rating reissued by equities researchers at KeyCorp in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, March 13th.

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  • TDP appeals for all-party meet on Andhra special status
TDP appeals for all-party meet on Andhra special status

At a press conference in the national capital, TDP's Rajya Sabha MP Y S Chowdary said, "We are sad over the manner in which both the Houses are being conducted". "The Centre should heed to the call of the people of AP and honour the promises and implement all the provisions of the AP Re-organisation Act, 2014, in letter and spirit".

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  • General Mills' sales rise 2.3 percent
General Mills' sales rise 2.3 percent

Cable Hill Partners LLC boosted its holdings in General Mills by 274.5% during the 3rd quarter. Performance and Volatility Review: Shares have faced volatility of 1.93% over the last five days and experienced monthly volatility of 2.03%.

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  • Oil Gains as US-Saudi Talks Raise Risk of Iranian Crude Curbs
Oil Gains as US-Saudi Talks Raise Risk of Iranian Crude Curbs

Futures rose 0.1 percent after climbing to the highest level in more than three weeks on Tuesday. Such a decision would raise the risk of the OPEC member's oil exports being curbed by sanctions. In a sign of healthy demand, US crude stocks fell by 2.7 million barrels in the week ended March 16 to 425.3 million, the American Petroleum Institute ...

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  • European Union launches £4.4bn tax raid on tech giants
European Union launches £4.4bn tax raid on tech giants

The EU unveiled Wednesday proposals for a digital tax that targets USA tech giants, heaping more problems on Facebook after revelations over misused data of 50 million users shocked the world. ― at a time when businesses are increasingly anxious about a potential cycle of tariffs and countertariffs imposed by governments worldwide. The EU's...

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  • Avengers: Infinity War Will Be the Longest Marvel Film
Avengers: Infinity War Will Be the Longest Marvel Film

Avengers: Infinity War is basically Thanos' movie, which also happens to star every Marvel hero. We're not going to run through the whole thing shot by shot (but believe us, we could), however, there are four or five moments in the trailer for us that are sheer gold.

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  • United States markets end higher led by oil cos; Facebook extends losses
United States markets end higher led by oil cos; Facebook extends losses

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 116.36 points (0.47 per cent) to 24,727.27, the S&P 500 gained 4.02 points (0.15 per cent) to 2,716.94 and the Nasdaq Composite added 20.06 points (0.27 per cent) to 7,364.30. "But if we see retaliation, and significant trade disruptions, it's a different order of magnitude (which) could begin to affect glob...

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  • Revealing a secret airstrike, Israel sends message to 'enemies'
Revealing a secret airstrike, Israel sends message to 'enemies'

Israel has recently intensified its warnings over the growing military presence of Iran in Syria. A screen grab from a video of an undated material released by the Israeli military on March 21, 2018 shows the site during what the military describes is an Israeli air strike on a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor site near Deir al-Zor on Sept ...

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  • US Federal Reserve interest rate rises to 1.75 percent
US Federal Reserve interest rate rises to 1.75 percent

The dollar pulled back from three-week highs on Wednesday as traders took some profits ahead of the Federal Reserve's first expected rate rise of 2018 and focused on whether the central bank will indicate three or four hikes for this year.

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  • United bars pets in plane cargo holds until review completed
United bars pets in plane cargo holds until review completed

On Tuesday, the airline announced that it would temporarily stop transporting pets in the cargo holds of its aircraft. Kokito, a 10-month old French bulldog, died last week after a flight attendant insisted that the carrier in which he was being transported be stowed in an overhead bin for the duration of the four-hour flight.

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